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As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
– Carl Jung
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
– Carl Gustav Jung
As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
– Weisert
As fast as laws are devised, their evasion is contrived.
– German Proverb
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
– Jean de La Bruyère
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the godsThey kill us for their sport.
– William Shakespeare
As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore.
– Henry Adams
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
– John Stuart Mill
As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead.
– Andre Norton
As for death one gets used to it, even if it's only other people's death you get used to.
– Enid Bagnold
As for everything else, so for mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.
– Arthur Cayley
As for life, it is a battle and a sojourning in a strange land but the fame that comes after is oblivion.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
– Socrates
As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did.
– Robert Benchley
As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
– Katharine Hepburn
As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke.
– Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
As for the pyramids, there is nothing to wonder at in them so much as the fact that so many men could be found degraded enough to spend their lives constructing a tomb for some ambitious booby, whom it would have been wiser and manlier to have drowned in the Nile, and then given his body to the dogs.
– Henry David Thoreau
As for your ignorance - do not fear it. Instead be humbled by it and tend to it."
– Steve Maraboli
As free as you allow others to be, such freedom you create for yourself.
– Bryant McGill
As goes love so goes life.
– Aberjhani
As gold is tried by the furnace, and the baser metal shown, so the hollow-hearted friend is known by adversity.
– Metastasio
As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he cannot apply will make no man wise.
– Samuel Johnson
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.
– Ursula K. LeGuin
As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
– Samuel Pepys
As he that fears God hears nothing else, so, he that sees God sees every thing else.
– John Donne

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